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The Red Coats Are Coming

The Red Coats Are Coming

The British aren’t known for their spicy foods. In fact, they’re actually recognized worldwide for having some of the blandest food on the planet.

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The appeal of Red foods

The appeal of Red foods

If one particular food just looks better than another, it may be the color that’s drawing you in. It seems that your brain is hardwired to crave certain foods based on color, with red food getting the red-hot response. At least that’s what one particular survey by the International School For Advanced Studies found. Researchers discovered that when deciding what to eat based on calories, we’re dependent on color code to help seal the deal.

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DIY Chili Pepper Infused Vodka

DIY Chili Pepper Infused Vodka

As if vodka wasn’t a treasure in itself, infusing a bottle of vodka with red hot chili peppers is what leprechauns might find at the end of a rainbow. You’re definitely striking gold with this combination. Here’s how to get the best results!

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Just What Does Hot Mean on the Scoville Scale?

Just What Does Hot Mean on the Scoville Scale?

If you’ve ever wandered through the grocery store considering the different chilies or hot sauces, you’ve likely noticed designations along the lines of mild, medium, or hot. (That is until you get to the super hot sauces which are more likely to carry warnings of “too damned hot for you” or “you’ll die if you try.”) But what on earth does mild, medium, or hot really mean? What are you supposed to tell the server when they enquire whether you want your curry mild, medium, or hot? Surely all that practice you have consuming chilies Stateside means you can handle...

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